mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker and he is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Mikhail Baryshnikov has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Mikhail has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Baryshnikov also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Mikhail Baryshnikov has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Mikhail Baryshnikov has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Baryshnikov does well and is likely to be involved with. Mikhail is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Baryshnikov's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Mikhail Baryshnikov understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Baryshnikov also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if he cannot get out and about. Baryshnikov often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish his emotional equilibrium. Mikhail Baryshnikov tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Mikhail's thinking.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty and immensely curious. Mikhail Baryshnikov may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. Mikhail's gifts lie in his capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Mikhail Baryshnikov is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Baryshnikov combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Mikhail has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Baryshnikov's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Mikhail Baryshnikov may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Mikhail Baryshnikov scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. He may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. He prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Mikhail Baryshnikov generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and he wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for him.
Baryshnikov will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Mikhail Baryshnikov's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Mikhail Baryshnikov incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Mikhail Baryshnikov dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Mikhail insists on discovering his own truth. Mikhail Baryshnikov does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Baryshnikov finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Mikhail has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Mikhail Baryshnikov also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has a tendency to ponder and reflect on his thoughts. Methodical, responsible and serious, he has a sound judgment. He is a good listener and he probably prefers to work alone. Mikhail Baryshnikov also has a good memory and may do well in history and science.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 11th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Saturn